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School of Graduate & Adult Education

Reading Office of Graduate & Adult Education Admissions

540 Upland Avenue
Reading, PA 19611
Phone: 610.796.5187 or
888.258.3764 X6
Fax: 610.796.8367

Office Hours
Mon - Thurs 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fri 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sat. 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Philadelphia Office of Graduate & Adult Education Admissions

1355 West Cheltenham Avenue
Melrose Park, PA 19027
Phone: 215.635.4734 or
888.258.3764 X7
Fax: 215.635.4590

Office Hours
Mon - Thurs 8:30 am – 8:00 p.m.
Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 p.m.
Sat 8:30 am – 5:00 p.m.

Schuylkill Office of Graduate & Adult Education Admissions

1544 Route 61 Hwy S., Suite 6190
Pottsville, PA 17901
Phone: 570-385-2382 or
888.258.3764 X9
Fax: 570.385-2386

Office Hours
Mon - Thurs 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Fri, by appointment
Sat 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Discover Alvernia University!

We know there are many factors affecting your education choice—one of which is location!

We have many different ways to welcome you to our locations in Reading, Schuylkill, and Philadelphia, allowing you to check us out for yourself. While here, you can connect with the people that embody the warm Alvernia attitude that attracts adult students to us.

Stop by one of our Graduate and Continuing Studies Open Houses that are offered throughout the year for your convenience to get the full Alvernia experience! To learn more about our program, join us at our upcoming Open Houses:



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Faculty Perspective

Mary Ellen Symanski, RN, B.S.N., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Nursing

“Dedicated professionals will be available to you as you pursue your degree. These individuals will draw on years of expertise and community involvement to support your progress.”

In The News

Police officers are expanding their education through a partnership between Alvernia and the Philadelphia Police Academy.
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The Alvernia University Virtual Campus Experience

Can't make it to campus? Like to get acquainted with us before your visit? Or just need a refresher? Let us bring Alvernia to you!

Explore campus through our interactive map for now, but we hope to see you here in person soon!

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